Queensland and Western Australia have each announced free influenza vaccine programs for 2024.

In Queensland, all residents aged 6 months and older can access the influenza vaccine for free in 2024. The program will conclude on 30 September 2024.

In Western Australia, free influenza vaccines will be available for people aged 6 months and older during the months of May and June.

Influenza vaccination is funded through the National Immunisation Program (NIP) across Australia for:

  • children aged 6 months to < 5 years
  • all adults aged 65 years and older
  • specific populations aged 5 to 64 years who are greater risk of devleoping complications from influenza.

Queensland Health: 2024 Free flu vaccination program
Government of Western Australia: Free flu jabs available throughout May and June 2024
MVEC: Influenza